Meaning of precardiac in English:

precardiac

Pronunciation /priːˈkɑːdɪak/

adjective

  • 1Anatomy Zoology
    Situated in front of the heart.

  • 2Embryology
    Of, relating to, or designating the cells and tissue from which the heart develops; especially in "precardiac mesoderm".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From pre- + cardiac.